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December 17, 2018

Shorties (An Excerpt from Samanta Schweblin's New Collection, An Interview with Jessica Hopper, and more)

Samanta Schweblin

The Atlantic shared an excerpt from Samanta Schweblin's new story collection Mouthful of Birds.

The New York Times interviewed Jessica Hopper about her new book, Night Moves.

56 "best books of 2018" lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation Wednesday (bringing the total to 960), including Librairie Drawn & Quarterly’s best books in translation, The Feminist Press at CUNY’s best books, the New York Post’s most unforgettable books, and Kenny Coble’s best books.

Largehearted Boy's essential and interesting 2018 year-end Music lists (updated daily).

December's best eBook deals

eBook on sale for $1.99 today:

The World as I See It by Albert Einstein

Stream a track by Jay Som.

BOMB interviewed author Christopher Zeischegg.

Stream a previously unreleased M.I.A. song.

PEN interviewed author Susan Bernhard.

Verily shared a playlist of classical Christmas music.

The Creative Independent interviewed singer-songwriter Roseanne Cash.

Shelf Awareness interviewed author Matthew Binder.

NYCTaper shared a recording of a recent live performance by Ryley Walker.

Tom Barbash discussed his novel The Dakota Winters with Weekend Edition.

Stream and/or purchase You Can Sing Me Anything: A Tribute To 69 Love Songs.

The New Yorker interviewed Mary Gaitskill abut her story in this week's issue.

Stream a new Juliana Hatfield song.

BrooklynVegan shared several new holiday songs.

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists

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